Lupin Launches Ganirelix Acetate Injection In United States

Lupin Launches Ganirelix Acetate Injection In United States

The injection is indicated for the inhibition of premature Luteinizing Hormone (LH).

FPJ Web DeskUpdated: Thursday, February 15, 2024, 02:35 PM IST
article-image
Lupin gets US FDA nod | Image credit: Wikipedia (Representative)

Mumbai-based Pharma major Lupin Ltd on Thursday said it has launched Ganirelix Acetate injection indicated to women undergoing certain fertility treatments following approval from the US health regulatory.

The US Food and Drug Administration (USFDA) had approved Ganirelix Acetate injection, 250 mcg/0.5 mL, single-dose prefilled syringe and the same has been launched in the US market, Lupin said in a regulatory filing.

What is Ganirelix Acetate Injection ?

It is a generic equivalent to the reference listed drug (RLD), Ganirelix Acetate Injection, 250 mcg/0.5 mL of Organon USA LLC.

The injection is indicated for the inhibition of premature Luteinizing Hormone (LH) surges in women undergoing controlled ovarian hyperstimulation.

The injection has some common side effects, which includes redness or pain at the injection site reactions (pain, redness, or irritation), headache, mild nausea, stomach pain, tiredness, pelvic pain (similar to menstrual cramps), or vaginal bleeding.

Ganirelix Acetate injection had estimated annual sales of USD 87 million in the US, Lupin said citing IQVIA MAT December 2023 data.

RECENT STORIES

Global IT Crisis July 19: Flawed CrowdStrike Update Causes Widespread Disruptions In Microsoft...

Global IT Crisis July 19: Flawed CrowdStrike Update Causes Widespread Disruptions In Microsoft...

Streamlining The Rental Home Search: Nestaway's Answer To Tenant Challenges

Streamlining The Rental Home Search: Nestaway's Answer To Tenant Challenges

One app, endless possibilities-Manage bills, recharges and more with Bajaj Finserv

One app, endless possibilities-Manage bills, recharges and more with Bajaj Finserv

Microsoft Outage: From Airlines, Banks To Media Houses; Cloud Glitch Brings The World To A Grinding...

Microsoft Outage: From Airlines, Banks To Media Houses; Cloud Glitch Brings The World To A Grinding...

Q1FY25 Earning Updates: Dalal Street Gives Up Record High Levels, Indices Concluded In Red ; Check...

Q1FY25 Earning Updates: Dalal Street Gives Up Record High Levels, Indices Concluded In Red ; Check...